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Report: 8 million people signed up for Obamacare ahead of 2020

Preliminary numbers show continued demand for the Affordable Care Act amid ongoing uncertainty over its future.

New GOP ad takes on Beshear on health care issue

A new Republican attack ad is slamming Democrat Andy Beshear for backing the Affordable Care Act and opposing Gov. Matt Bevin's efforts to impose work requirements for some Medicaid recipients.

Medicaid expansion boosted cancer screenings, study says

A new study says colon cancer screenings for Medicaid patients in Kentucky have increased 230% since the state expanded its Medicaid program under former President Barack Obama's signature health care law.
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Attorneys general win federal lawsuit on healthcare benefits

Attorney General Andy Beshear and 11 other attorneys general announced they won a federal lawsuit that will protect essential health care benefits for Kentuckians on individual and small group health insurance plans.

Trump’s attack on ‘Obamacare’ gives Democrats a fresh issue

President Donald Trump is calling on Republicans to revive the effort to quash the Affordable Care Act, handing Democrats an opportunity to unite in defense of the law as they try to move past the Russia investigation and win the White House in 2020.
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Beshear seeks to halt ruling threatening health care coverage for over 1.3 million Kentuckians

Attorney General Andy Beshear, along with a coalition of state attorneys general, is asking a federal judge to freeze a Dec. 14 ruling that could eliminate the ACA in Kentucky.

KY attorney general opposing federal ruling on health care law

Andy Beshear says the ruling will have devastating effects on Kentucky, and could impact the health care of over 1.3 million Kentuckians.
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Texas judge rules health care overhaul unconstitutional

A federal judge in Texas has ruled the Affordable Care Act "invalid" on the eve of the sign-up deadline for coverage next year.

Kentucky to sue Trump over end of health insurance subsidy

President Donald Trump's decision to end a provision of the Affordable Care Act that lowered out-of-pocket medical costs for millions of Americans has brought swift reaction from the states.
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Paul still opposes GOP health care bill, despite changes

Kentucky U.S. Sen. Rand Paul says he will not vote for the latest Republican health care bill, calling last-minute changes designed to send more money to states with undecided senators as "suspicious."
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McConnell gives up on GOP health care bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky gave up on the revised GOP health care bill late Monday night after two more Republican senators said they would oppose the bill.
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Protesters greet Vice President Pence in Lexington

Protesters greeted Vice President Pence in Lexington Wednesday to oppose the GOP plan to replace Obamacare.

Vice President Pence to visit Lexington on Wednesday

Vice President Mike Pence will be in Lexington on Wednesday, to talk about Republican efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.

Vice President Pence to visit Lexington Wednesday

Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to be in Lexington this Wednesday, July 12, to talk about Republican efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, according to a source familiar with Pence's schedule.
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McConnell, Paul talk health care, just not with each other

As Republican efforts to get rid of former President Barack Obama's health care law stall in the U.S. Senate, Kentucky's two senators are traveling the state to talk about it.
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Protestors to rally outside of scheduled Barr appearance in Lexington

Several groups will be gathering outside the University of Kentucky's Hilary J. Boone Center Tuesday evening to protest Representative Andy Barr's vote to replace the Affordable Care Act with the American Health Care Act.
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Hundreds expected to question US Rep. Andy Barr

Hundreds of people are expected to question Republican U.S. Rep. Andy Barr about his support for Republican President Donald Trump's policies.
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Protest in Lexington over House GOP healthcare replacement plan

A group protested the U.S. .House GOP healthcare replacement plan Friday in Lexington.
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Dozens Rally for Healthcare in Lexington

More than a hundred people rallied on the steps of the Fayette County Courthouse this afternoon protesting the repeal of the Affordable Care Act.

“Save My Care” Bus Tour Stops in Lexington

A touring health care advocacy group will be gathering along with the Kentucky Center for Equal Justice, Kentuckians for the Commonwealth, and Kentucky Voices for Health at a press conference in downtown Lexington on Friday.

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